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Palm jaggery

Also Known As : Karupatti


Taste Profile

It has sweet taste.

Usage Tips

  1. Palm jaggery can be used as a sweetener in drinks.
  2. It can be used in sweets and desserts as well.
  3. It can be used to prepare palm jaggery tea as well.


Palm jaggery is made from the extract of palm trees. It is basically an unrefined sugar. It is made by collecting the palm juice, filtering it and boiling it in a huge vessel for more than two hours. It is dark in colour. There are varieties of palm jaggery such as date palm jaggery, toddy palm jaggery and palmyra jaggery.

Health benefits

  • Consuming palm jaggery in small amounts after the meal helps to digest the food.(1)
  • It is rich in iron which can increase hemoglobin levels and treat anemia.(1)
  • It is also effective to treat dry cough and cold.(1)
  • Palm jaggery is helpful to get rid of painful migraine headaches.(1)

Selection Guide

Look for palm jaggery which is free from preservatives and chemicals. It should be dark brown in colour.

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